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Africa is a themed land at Disney's Animal Kingdom at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida. Set in the fictional east African village of Harambe, this area contains a number of animal exhibits.

The village is a namesake of the Harambe Wildlife Preserve, the fictional home of Africa's main attraction, Kilimanjaro Safaris. Guests climb aboard an open-sided safari vehicle for an expedition to see numerous African animals freely roam through acres of savanna, rivers and rocky hills, including reticulated giraffes, hippos, African elephants and lions. On the adjacent Pangani Forest Exploration Trail, visitors trek into the forest in search of the gorillas. Along the way, the guest goes on a nature walk through a verdant African valley filled with Nile hippos, birds and fish.

According to Disney legend, Harambe was once part of a Dutch colony, but a peaceful revolution made Harambe self-governing in 1963. Today, Harambe is the starting point for tourists and students who want to observe Africa's animals in their natural habitat.

Attractions and Entertainment


  • Dawa Bar
  • Tusker House Restaurant
    • Donald's Safari Breakfast at Tusker's House Restaurant
  • Kusafiri Coffee Shop & Bakery
  • Harambe Fruit Market
  • Tamu Tamu Refreshments


  • Duka la Filimu
  • Mombasa Marketplace

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Disney's Animal Kingdom logo
The Oasis

The Oasis Exhibits

Discovery Island

Tree of Life | It's Tough to Be a Bug! | Discovery Island Trails


Festival of the Lion King | Kilimanjaro Safaris | Pangani Forest Exploration Trails | Wild Africa Trek

Rafiki's Planet Watch

Wildlife Express Train | Conservation Station | Habitat Habit! | Affection Section


Expedition Everest | Kali River Rapids | Maharajah Jungle Trek | Flights of Wonder | Rivers of Light

DinoLand U.S.A.

DINOSAUR | Finding Nemo - The Musical | Fossil Fun Games | Primeval Whirl | The Boneyard Playground | TriceraTop Spin


Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge | Disney's Coronado Springs Resort | Disney's All-Star Movies Resort | Disney's All-Star Music Resort | Disney's All-Star Sports Resort

Former Attractions and Entertainment

Camp Minnie-Mickey | March of the Art-imals Parade | Pocahontas and her Forest Friends | Discovery River Boats | Lucky the Dinosaur | Tarzan Rocks!


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